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Suggest treatment for lumbosacral radiculopathy

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Posted on Sat, 3 Sep 2016
Question: my l3-l4 gap is incresed,physio therapy is ok? or massaging is ok?
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Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar (42 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Take treatment as advised, provide more details

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.
Is there any back pain, radiating pain to lower limbs, urinary complains?
What imaging have been done.
The management of lumbosacral radiculopathy require physiotherapy under guidance.
Mri lumbosacral spine may be required.
Mild to moderate disc prolapse can be managed conservatively on medication like pain killers like Naproxen or etoricoxib with muscle relaxant like etoricoxib or tizanidine or thiocholchicoside.
Pain modulator drugs like pregabalin or amitryptiline or gabapentin can be used for pain relief.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Do get back to me for further queries.
Regards
Dr N Kumar
Neurologist
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Suggest treatment for lumbosacral radiculopathy

Brief Answer: Take treatment as advised, provide more details Detailed Answer: Hello, I have gone through your question and understand your concerns. Is there any back pain, radiating pain to lower limbs, urinary complains? What imaging have been done. The management of lumbosacral radiculopathy require physiotherapy under guidance. Mri lumbosacral spine may be required. Mild to moderate disc prolapse can be managed conservatively on medication like pain killers like Naproxen or etoricoxib with muscle relaxant like etoricoxib or tizanidine or thiocholchicoside. Pain modulator drugs like pregabalin or amitryptiline or gabapentin can be used for pain relief. Hope you found the answer helpful. Do get back to me for further queries. Regards Dr N Kumar Neurologist